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Le Pen is Confident Russia Will Conduct Fair Probe Into Death of Nemtsov

Marine Le Pen is confident that Russia will conduct a fair investigation into the death of Boris Nemtsov. She expects that justice will ultimately prevail and killers will be arrested.

Europe’s far right still loves Putin

last weekNews : BlogPost

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's anti-immigrant National Front, is a politician on the rise. According to a recent survey, the far-right Le Pen would come out on top if polls for France's 2017 presidential election were held today.Read full article >>

Europe’s far right still loves Putin

last weekNews : BlogPost

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's anti-immigrant National Front, is a politician on the rise. According to a recent survey, the far-right Le Pen would come out on top if polls for France's 2017 presidential election were held today. Her popularity is a mark both of increasing French frustration with the political status quo as […]

I wouldn’t vote for Marine Le Pen but I can understand why people might

On Thursday evening, I queued outside for almost two hours to see Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s Front National party, speak at the Oxford Union. Thanks to protestors,… Continue reading The post I wouldn’t vote for Marine Le Pen but I can understand why people might appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Anti-Fascists Ruined a Speech by the Leader of the French National Front in England Last Night

This article originally appeared on VICE UK. All photos by Chris Bethell Hundreds of students and anti-fascists disrupted a speech by Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front at the Oxford Union last night. Le Pen and her party would have been proud of the invitation to talk at such an important institution. Show More Summary

Marine Le Pen Soars Into Lead in French Presidential Polls for 2017; Don't Worry, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

In spite of the Charlie Hebdo murders that raised the popularity of French president Francois Hollande and his staff, Les Echos reports than in the 2017 presidential election anti-euro candidate Marine Le Pen in the 1st Round Lead With Nearly 30% of the Vote. Show More Summary

WELL, THIS MAKES SENSE: Why Marine Le Pen Is So Popular With France’s Gays: An insight into the …

WELL, THIS MAKES SENSE: Why Marine Le Pen Is So Popular With France’s Gays: An insight into the phenomenon comes from Patrick McCarthy, a young gay blogger who lives in Bordeaux. ‘Up until 2005, Bordeaux was a very gay-friendly city,’ he says. ‘Same-sex couples could openly walk down the street holding hands without any problems. […]

"It may seem ironic that Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's extreme right Front National, rooted for the extreme left Syriza in yesterday's Greek election and rejoiced at its landslide victory."

"Yet there's nothing unusual about it: Syriza, Front National and other European anti-establishment parties are partners in a political revolution that appears to be about to sweep the continent, giving back the original meaning to political...Show More Summary

Why Europe's Far Right Is Backing Greece's Radical Left Party

Syriza, the anti-austerity leftist party that is leading the polls ahead of Greece's elections this weekend, is surprisingly backed by far right politicians like Marine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini. In a recent interview with French newspaper Le Monde Le Pen, leader of French right party Front Nationale, said loud and clear that she is going for Syriza. Show More Summary

Demagoguery Is the Last Thing France Needs

Marine Le Pen, leader of the far right French party Front National, is using the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris to market her typical brand of propaganda to the United States. First a portrait in the Wall Street Journal,...Show More Summary

I’M SURPRISED TO SEE THE NEW YORK TIMES PUBLISH THIS: Marine Le Pen: To Call This Threat by Its Na…

I’M SURPRISED TO SEE THE NEW YORK TIMES PUBLISH THIS: Marine Le Pen: To Call This Threat by Its Name: France Was Attacked by Islamic Fundamentalism. Let us call things by their rightful names, since the French government seems reluctant to do so. France, land of human rights and freedoms, was attacked on its own […]

No, the Paris Tragedy Won't Bring About a Len Pen Presidency

As predicted, everyone's getting even more carried away today wringing their hands over the notion that the horrific Charlie Hebdo killings will play right into the hands of the far-right in France, elevating Marine Le Pen into the presidency...Show More Summary

Q&A: Marine Le Pen on France and Islam

Leader of far-right National Front discusses her party's position on security issues following the Charlie Hebdo attack.

Charlie Hebdo fallout: Specters of fascist past haunt Europe’s new nationalism

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Long after World War Two, fascism is a specter that still haunts the continent. But whether France's Marine Le Pen’s stances -- and those of other nationalist leaders in Europe -- qualify as fascist is questionable.

‘I am not Charlie’: Founder of France’s far-right National Front party bashes Charlie Hebdo

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

France’s far-right National Front (FN) held a demonstration of its own against terrorism on Sunday, after being excluded from a massive unity rally in Paris. Party leader Marine Le Pen led a demonstration in the FN-controlled southern town of Beaucaire after denouncing what she called the...

Socialist Hollande Bans Right-Wing Party & Challenger Le Pen from Unity March

Socialist President Francois Hollande banned National Front Party and Leader Marine Le Pen from the “Unity Rally” in Paris on Sunday. La Pen was furious and posted this tweet. Instead, Marine Le Pen attended a rally in the southern town … Continue reading ?

Marine Le Pen Calls For Border Security In France

Marine Le Pen, leader of the Front National party in France, has called for tighter border security after the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, The Guardian reported today. Le Pen called for the government of France to implement border security in a statement in reaction to the attack. Show More Summary

France's Far-Right Leader Exploits the Paris Attack and Calls for Reviving the Death Penalty

Shortly after gunmen burst into the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo and murdered a dozen people, Marine Le Pen, the leader of Front National, a far-right, anti-immigrant party, called for France to revive the death penalty, which it abolished in 1981. Show More Summary

A tweet from far-right icon Le Pen causes anger in France

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

Jean-Marie le Pen, the father of France's mainstream far right movement, provoked both outrage and support on Friday when he tweeted an image of his daughter Marine le Pen with the slogan "Keep Calm And Vote Le Pen."Read full articl...

France's far right is glibly exploiting the Charlie Hebdo attacks

And borrowing a page from the English no less. Here's a tweet from Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of France's right-wing Front National, which is now led by his daughter Marine Le Pen:... and before the Le Pen team decides to delete it, there's this. Show More Summary

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